$1 Million Donations Sought for Obama Inauguration
Much, much higher than requests of $50,000 first time around
Planners of President Barack Obama's second inauguration are making an unprecedented solicitation for high-dollar contributions to help pay for the celebration.
They're asking for individual donations of up to $1 million to help fund the events surrounding the inaugural on Jan. 21. Such donation packages, which come with special access, are a far cry from the policy of Obama's first inauguration to accept contributions up to only $50,000 from individuals.